Tag: high school football

History Of My “Demon” Obsession

Later this afternoon, the Warner Robins Demons football team tries to win the school’s fourth state title in their history. They won titles in 1976, 1981, 1988 and 2004. This is their eighth appearance in the state final and third straight time they have made it to the title...

The Rivalry

When I arrived to Warner Robins, Georgia in 1984 I had heard everyone talk about the annual Warner Robins-Northside game and how big it was.  Some called it the biggest rivalry in the state.  I had my doubts.  I had missed the 1984 game by a couple of weeks...

Friday Flashback: Coldest Ever High School Football Game

Tonight in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state quarterfinals, The Warner Robins Demons will host the Clarke Central Gladiators.  This matchup takes me back to the 1985 State Championship game which was played between these two teams in Athens, Georgia.  In fact, I start shivering immediately when I...

Friday Flashback: My Football “Glory” Days

I have loved football from a very young age. The first football player I ever remember watching was Joe Namath. The first time I ever attended a football game was in 1974 when my dad took me to see his alma mater Clinch County Panthers play the Jeff Davis Yellow...

Friday Flashback: First High School Football Game

  As you know from reading my blog, I am a high school football fan.  As I thought about the subject of this week’s Friday Flashback subject, I wondered about the first high school football game. My research turned up that the first recorded high school football game was...

Georgia High School Football Review

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.   It’s playoff season! Georgia teams finished up their regular season schedules as teams either packed up their gear or got into position for a state playoff berth. In one of the most interesting matchups with playoff implications was with Houston County. ...